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My 2002 dodge dakota won't shift until you reach around

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my 2002 dodge dakota won't shift until you reach around 3,000 rpm
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: when you start off it will not shift until you reach approx. 3,000 and will not shift again untill same rpm. on the older cars 50,60, 7 70 we found the modulator was the problem but the later models have too m,any sensors
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 1 year ago.

Hello, sorry for the wait.

Lets start with which engine size it has please?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
v6
Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 1 year ago.

Thanks, ***** ***** missed you last night.

Usually this is caused from the Throttle Valve cable on the transmission being out of adjustment. It will cost about 1 hour labor for a shop to do it for you. If you are going to try it yourself just let me know and i can give you the instructions.